Archive: 04/26/2013

Report updates impact of hypoglycemia in diabetes

(HealthDay)—An update of the current state of knowledge about the impact of hypoglycemia on patients with diabetes reviews outcomes, strategies to prevent hypoglycemia, and current knowledge gaps, and has ...

Apr 26, 2013
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Saturday marks sixth annual Rx drug take-back day

(HealthDay)—United States residents across the nation will have an opportunity to safely and anonymously unload expired, unwanted prescription medications on Saturday, April 27, during the sixth annual ...

Apr 26, 2013
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US sues Novartis in NY again, cites doc kickbacks

The U.S. government sued Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. again on Friday, saying it paid kickbacks for a decade to doctors to steer patients toward its drugs, sometimes disguising fishing trips off the Florida coast and trips ...

Apr 26, 2013
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Doctors say cancer drug costs are too high

More than 100 doctors from around the world have signed a letter decrying the high cost of cancer drugs which reach $100,000 per year or more, and calling for pharmaceutical companies to ease prices.

Apr 26, 2013
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ESC guide on new oral anticoagulant drugs

A practical guide on the use of the new oral anticoagulants (NOACs) has been produced by the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). A guide was needed to summarise existing information ...

Apr 26, 2013
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